Waterside Plaza on Wing Shun Street in Tsuen Wan, where a lift failed to stop and crashed into the top floor of a 46-storey residential block. Photo: Dickson Lee

On the cards: public subsidies to make ageing lifts in Hong Kong safer after malfunctions caused two accidents this year

Aim is to help poorer building owners who cannot afford upgrade costs, while authorities also mull greater challenge of legally requiring safety devices

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong

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Waterside Plaza on Wing Shun Street in Tsuen Wan, where a lift failed to stop and crashed into the top floor of a 46-storey residential block. Photo: Dickson Lee
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